Denzel and Pauletta Washington Walk the 2017 Oscars Red Carpet
Washington is nominated for Best Actor for playing Troy Maxson in Fences. This is his eight nomination, and he's already picked up two statues. He won one for Best Supporting Actor in 1989 for Glory, and he then picked up the Best Actor award for Training Day in 2001.
Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the 89th Annual Academy Awards ceremony takes place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Sunday, February 26, broadcast live on ABC beginning at 8:30 PM EST. The 2017 Academy Award nominees were announced on January 24.
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2017 Academy Award Nominees: Best Actor